Mutohs Tension Winder 30 system (T Winder 30) has been specifically developed for sign makers mainly doing short run production jobs and/or frequently printing onto different types of media.
The inaugural FESPA Directors Summit took place in Geneva, 22nd 23rd March 2007, bringing together 70 leaders from Europes print service provider community and 25 top executives from equipment manufacturers, such as Jan Vangeel of Agfa, Chet Pribonic of EFI, Francois Martin of HP, Arthur Vanhoutte of Mutoh, and Elie Keersmaekers of Roland. With the creation of the summit, FESPAs aim is to establish a forum which encourages the sharing of knowledge and the initiation of stimulating discussion, to benefit the wide-format imaging industries in the long term.
Sawgrass Technologies will launch at the ISA show a new, high-productivity sublimation ink, SubliM. The new ink includes a direct print option, best of class colour gamut, outstanding running ability at high speed and faster drying time.
Roland DG Corporation has added two new high-performance models to its best-selling VersaCAMM ECO-SOL MAX inkjet printer/cutter line the 30 VP-300 and 54 VP-540.
Enfocus has launched Neo, a standalone native PDF application editing tool that enables users to make last minute changes to PDF files.
At the Global Ink Jet Printing Conference in Prague, Kia Silverbrook, CEO of Silverbrook Research in Sydney claimed that his new Memjet colour printing technology was the first to combine high speed and quality colour at a price/performance level unheard of until now.
EFI and Kornit Digital, Ltd. have announced a joint partnership to address the growing demands of the printed textile industry as it migrates from analog to digital technologies. As part of the agreement, EFI has made a strategic investment of $3.5 million in Kornit, which develops and sells high-end industrial digital inkjet printers and inks for the textile industry, primarily for the finished garment and apparel printing markets.
Patients and visitors at the new eye unit at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK are able to find their way around easily and safely, thanks to the innovative floor graphics system from MacDermid Autotype. The FootPrint system is able to guide even those with seriously impaired vision to the correct department, overcoming the signposting difficulties common in large hospitals.
Aslan has added a glass decoration film with sandblasting effects. Called Aslan DFP 300, it is suitable for inrterior and exterior applications and can be printed used all current solvent, eco-solvent and UV-inks.
Sticky Yard now makes it possible for sign shops to save estimating time.
Positive Camtec has seen tremendous growth over the past 5 years. To keep up with supplying the very best customer service and technical support in the industry, we are pleased to announce the appointment of 4 new staff members to our team, which has grown to over 15 members.
World class business tools for the digital print market are now available to the region courtesy of strategic agreement reached between PODi (Print on Demand Initiative), based in the USA and the Graphic Arts Services Association of Australia.
Andy Hannington at Spice Digital Imaging in Western Australia has installed a new Inca Spyder 320 flatbed six colour printer and has high praise for the supplier.
The larger the company, the rosier its outlook, according to the Financial Outlook Survey.
Ulrich Kolnik of JUST Normlicht, Germany, will be on DES's Printex stand 2008 to present their latest colour accurate viewing solutions, including the JUST Colour Communicator 2. DES will also be exhibiting the JUST products at the Photoimaging show.
It was only in November 2006 that Positive Camtec installed a new Roland Dye Sublimation system at Image Mart (in Sydneys outer west). One month later Image Mart Principal Shane Baldwin placed his order for a new TeckSmartUV Curable Printer from Teckwin and Positive Camtec.
Agfa-Gevaert announced that its Board of Directors has completed the strategic review of the company and decided that it is in the best interest of the Group, the customers, the shareholders and the employees to split into three independent, listed companies - representing the activities of Agfa Graphics, Agfa HealthCare and Agfa Materials - by the end of 2007.
NUR Macroprinters has announced the NUR Tempo Q, a UV-inkjet flatbed printer, a printer based on the Tempo platform that has an installed base of more than 170 unts worldwide.
EFI has announced the appointment of industry veteran Chet Pribonic to the post of senior vice president and general manager for the companys VUTEk superwide format product line.
Gandinnovations will make the new Jeti 2030 UV Flatbed debut at FESPA Berlin, June 5-9 2007 to the general public, although world-wide sales have commenced.
Agfa today announced a reorganisation of its regional management team, to come into effect during the second quarter of 2007.